If you do not throw yourself into the breakers, how will you ever meet the one who frolics in the waves? 

--Zen Saying


The Auckland Zen Centre is a Buddhist community supporting authentic Zen practice and training in Auckland City, New Zealand.

 Learn to Meditate: Zen Meditation Workshops

  • Our Introductory Workshops for 2015 are now in a two-part format. The next pair of workshops will be on Saturday 15 & 22 August, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The programme includes detailed instructions on sitting and walking meditation, as well as how to establish a daily practice at home, and developing mindfulness in daily life.

Coming up:

  • The next one-day sitting is this Sunday, 5 July. Please sign up to let us know if you're coming.
  • Yoga classes Mondays 6 p.m., by donation. There's still room to join in. Classes last about 50 minutes and dovetail with our informal sitting group from 7 p.m. 
  • Meditate on the North Shore: at a home zendo, Wednesdays 6 a.m. -- call the Centre for details.